CVSUP COLLECTIONS NAME CHANGES - NOTICE TO ALL MIRRORS!
Liam J Foy
liamfoy at sepulcrum.org
Sat Jan 22 13:56:25 PST 2005
On Sat(22)/Jan/05 - , Matthew Dillon wrote:
> Xin Li is setting up a cvsup mirror in China and he noted that it is
> not possible to serve out FreeBSD and DragonFly from the same IP
> because the same collection names are used.
> I think this issue has come up before with others wanting to host
> multiple cvsup repositories.
> So what I think we need to do is to change our cvsup collection names
> from cvs-BLAH to dragonfly-cvs-BLAH. e.g. 'cvs-src' becomes
> I would like all of our existing repositories to start using both
> sets of names with the aim of eventually switching over entirely to
> the new names. I have already done this on the master server crater.
> Once enough mirrors have the new names up and running I will change
> the example supfile and the one on the web site to use the new names.
> So, to everyone running mirrors:
> * Change the cvsup collection names you are using to 'pull' the data
> from crater from 'cvs-BLAH' to 'dragonfly-cvs-BLAH'.
> * Dup your existing 'cvs-*/' directories in /usr/local/etc/cvsup/sup/
> to 'dragonflycvs-*/', so both exist.
> Note that you still only need one actual copy of the data... that is,
> both the cvs-* and dragonfly-cvs-* collections pull from the same
> (unchanged) CVS tree.
Should we change the example cvsup files to reflect these changes? I will
do it if need be.
- Liam J. Foy
<liamfoy at xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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